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Advice for small business owners and individuals that need a website but also need website consulting for it to be successful.

Most blog posts I write are a result of experiences I have had with website projects that I have been hired to code, or experiences I have had interacting with client, or potential clients while I am providing estimates to build or fix websites. When I find information would be useful to others, or find that I  am repeating the same information to others, it ends up here to share.

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WordPress Hacked: AnonymousFox

Anonymousfox WordPress hack I am hired to clean and secure hacked WordPress sites on a regular basis. People hire me to identify if their site

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Hosted vs Non Hosted Websites

Hosted vs Non-Hosted (or self-hosted) When you begin to research building a new website, it can be overwhelming. There is a lot to grasp in

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Why Convert From Joomla to WordPress

Joomla to WordPress Are you thinking about converting your Joomla website to WordPress? While they are both CMS software platforms, comparing Joomla to WordPress is

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How Much Does a Website Cost?

Calculating What a Website Costs I get emailed on a daily basis with people contacting me to find out what a new website will cost.

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Get Help With WordPress

Hire a WordPress expert Trying to find an answer to your WordPress problem by wading the Google search results, or browsing WordPress forums can be

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Elementor Pro Vulnerability

An Elementor Pro security vulnerability was recently discovered. On May 7, 2020 the makers of Elementor released version 2.9.4 to address the security issue. If

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Convert Your Website to WordPress

Convert to WordPress You most likely found this page because you have already decided that you want to convert your website to WordPress. I’m not

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Trying to Find a Web Developer?

Whether you’re a web designer looking to collaborate or a small business owner that is looking for someone to build a website, a freelancer can be a great option.

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Redirecting WordPress to HTTPS

Just buying a secure certificate does not make your WordPress site redirect to https:. There are other changes that need to be made to force https.

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WordPress Updates Failed? Hire Me.

WordPress Requires Maintenance WordPress requires more ongoing website maintenance than simple HTML websites or many custom web applications. Updates are needed all the time within

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Website Development Process

When you are hiring a freelance web developer to work with, understanding their website development process helps set expectations on both sides. I want every

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PHP As You Know It, Is Dead

PHP, like any other software, needs maintained, update and upgraded over time. Sometimes it’s a simple tweak, other times it’s a major task.

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Outsourcing Web Development Services

Outsourcing web development services is a great solution for small companies that need the technical expertise but don’t need to hire a dedicated web developer.

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WordPress Security Issues

For every new WordPress website I am hired to build, I quote addressing WordPress security issues as part of the website development quote. When I

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